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Santa Fe / New Mexico History Blog

Category: Santa Fe History

Santa Fe History

Christmas Cultural Convergence

During the Christmas holidays in Santa Fe the blending of Moorish and Native American culture abounds. The traditional winter pageants, Los Matachines and Los Moros

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Santa Fe History

Four 4s for Santa Fe

New Mexico’s Zia Symbol The number four is significant for New Mexico starting with the state flag. In 1920 the self-taught artist, Velina Shije Herrera,

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Santa Fe History

Yahweh in Santa Fe

Numerous hidden historical treasures providing clues to Santa Fe’s fascinating past abound. Proof of this phenomena is right in plain sight. Upon entering the Cathedral

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New Mexico History

Home to Three Countries

The construction of the Casas Reales (Royal Houses) was completed in 1610. The newly constructed building represented the Spanish crown and government of the capital

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